Apr 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Vol State Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Vol State Catalog

Economics - A.A. (TTP)


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For more information on this program, contact the Social Science and Education division at 615-230-3231.

The Department of Economics, Geography, History and Political Science  is focused on developing in students an understanding of the present that is informed by an awareness of the past as well as the complex and interdependent relationships between cultures and societies.  The Associate of Arts in Economics is a two-year program for students planning to continue their education to earn a bachelor's degree in the field of economics, finance, or banking.

Transfer Options:
The Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP) degree is designed to create a smooth transition to all public universities offering a Baccalaureate degree in this major by guaranteeing the transferability of all courses, except for the universities noted below under the "Area of Emphasis Requirements" section. For transfer to other four-year institutions, contact an advisor at the senior institution.  Note:  There are to be no course substitutions in this program.  
 

All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP). More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • Foreign Language [One Year Sequence in Single Foreign Language] Credits: (6)
  • University Parallel Elective Credits (Guided): (10) 2
  • MATH 1830 - ^Applied Calculus Credits: (3) 3 OR Advisor Approved Course
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  • Students who plan to transfer to UT Knoxville should complete MATH 2050, Calculus-based Probability and Statistics.

     

    2 Consult with an advisor from the university to which you intend to transfer for guided electives. Recommended to take MATH 1130, 1710 or 1730; these are pre-requisites for MATH 1830.

     

    3  Applied Calculus or equivalent is required at ETSU and UT Knoxville for Economics B.A. Degree. Applied Calculus or equivalent is NOT required at University of Memphis for the Economics B.A. degree.

     

    This pathway is designed for transfer to an Economics major, B.A. Degree, in the College of Business and Technology at East Tennessee State University, in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Memphis, and in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for Computer Literacy Requirements

Career and Salary Information


The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org  or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed 

Career Median Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Financial Analyst $67,690 $117,060
Accountant $58,910 $100,400
Marketing Analyst $49,740 $91,820

 

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


  • University Parallel Elective (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • University Parallel Electives (See math pre-requisites in Catalog) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • Foreign Language I (See General Education Requirements) Credits: (3)
  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3) 
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


  • Foreign Language II (See General Education Requirements) Credits: (3)
  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature - See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3) 
  • University Parallel Elective (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (4)

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